A Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist earns an average salary of $194,327 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$61,825 - $326,085
$62K
$190K
$330K
MEDIAN: $194,327
10%
50%
90%

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$23.40 - $100.13
$77
MEDIAN: $77.42
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$61,825 - $326,085  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$53,248 - $352,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$77.42  
   
Overtime
$147.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$20,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,248 - $352,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

  • Administer routine eye exams.
  • Prescribe eye care and surgeries as needed.
  • Diagnose and medically treat any eye disorders and diseases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Ophthalmologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$195,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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